KAWARTHA LAKES-One in five first responders develop PTSD in their lifetime according to the Police Association of Ontario. Between three and five police suicides happen every year and 30% have had suicidal thoughts. On this World Suicide Prevention Day and in the wake of local constables death by suicide, officers and management say more needs to be done to provide mental health supports to Police officers. Constable Mike Broderick’s widow says he was reluctant to seek help. Full details in video below.
It’s World Suicide Prevention Day And Some Local Police Officers Say More Needs To Be Done To Support Their Mental Health
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